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20 Detox Foods

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Updated July 25, 2014

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Parsley
parsley
Christoph Burgdorfer
Why Parsley?

Known primarily as a culinary herb, parsley contains vitamin C, chlorophyll, beta-carotene, vitamin K and folate, which are all needed by the body for detox. Parsley also raises glutathione levels and may guard against liver dysfunction due to insulin resistance.

Healthy Ways to Enjoy It

Try chopping parsley and adding it to a salad or using it alongside or instead of basil in pesto. Parsley can also be added to juices or smoothies.

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